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Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

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30+ Holiday Potluck Appetizers

December 5, 2022If you've been invited to some holiday parties this year, you may be asked to bring a side dish to share. From dips to crostini to sliders, these holiday potluck appetizers are easy to transport and add to a party…Read More

5 Ingredient Bourbon Balls

December 1, 2022This easy 5 ingredient bourbon balls recipe is a family favorite and makes a great addition to any holiday cookie swap or party dessert spread! Bourbon Balls Recipe Bourbon balls are my all-time favorite Christmas cookie. When we were young,…Read More
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hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Travel Using Credit Card Points

April 18, 2022If you've ever wondered how to travel using credit card points, here is a very basic 101 tutorial on how to get started! Note this post includes affiliate links. Also, current offers may be slightly different than the ones I…Read More

Easy Energy Bar Recipe

December 3, 2021This easy energy bar recipe is filled with healthy whole grains, nuts, and seeds. Even better, no cooking required!  Easy Energy Bar Recipe There has to be hundreds of bars on the grocery store shelves these days. And sure the…Read More

Healthy Mindset

The Benefits of Cooking At Home

January 26, 2022From creativity to connection to control, the holistic benefits of cooking at home are endless. This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. Why I Prioritize Cooking At Home KERF was founded on my love for eating and enjoying food. I wanted…Read More

How To Reset After the Holidays

December 29, 2021Here are some tips on how to reset after the holidays to focus on choices that make you feel your best (and without doing anything extreme)! The holiday season is notorious for feeling the squiggly line effect in action: the…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Coffee Almond Baked Oatmeal

September 9, 2022This Coffee Almond Baked Oatmeal is a caffeinated twist on baked oatmeal will have you buzzing with delight with slivered almonds on top and a latte flavor inside! One Cup Or All Day But first…let’s talk about coffee!! Whether you’re…Read More

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Home Organizing

Farmhouse Decor Finds For Fall

October 17, 2022As we move into cooler weather, my home decor gets cozier and more rustic. From a leather throw pillow to autumn wreaths and copper lanterns, here are some of my favorite farmhouse decor finds for fall.  Farmhouse Decor Finds For Fall…Read More

Under The Sink Storage

September 22, 2022I recently updated my under the sink storage containers. Here are some tips on finding the best ones for the deep, dark area under your sink! *Please sing this post to the tune of "Under the Sea" from the Little…Read More